Tillandsia jonesii does best in bright indirect sunlight. Water 2-4 times per week by misting it with a spray bottle, or if you prefer you can soak for 30 minutes 1-2 times per week. Place near a bright window, under a full spectrum lamp or outside in shade if you live in a mild climate.
Each Tillandsia is hand picked and cared for with love while waiting to meet it’s new owner. Please Note that each Tillandsia will vary slightly in shape, size and color and can have small blemishes as they are real, living plants. We always inspect each one thoroughly to ensure that the plants are 100% healthy before sending.
• Native to Brazil
• Bloom color: Purple
• Between 3+ inches tall
Tillandsia jonesii (pronounced, ho-ness-ee-aye) is a small and very hardy air plant that is rare in cultivation. Its appearance and texture is similar to the Tillandsia aeranthos but is maroon colored instead of green. It is its own species, not a hybrid and was recently discovered. These lovely small air plants are very hardy and easy to care for. They bloom a lovely purple flower on a pink bract making it a very attractive while flowering. This is a species for collectors or anyone that loves air plants.
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What are air plants? Their technical name is Tillandsia and they are one of the few plants out there that don’t require dirt to thrive. They are epiphytes which means they use their roots as grabbers to attach to trees and rocks instead of using them in the dirt. Some air plant species actually do use their roots in dirt but there aren’t too many like that. Air plants receive nutrients through their leaves by way of tiny little trichomes. Water and air both can have the nutrients they need to thrive and grow bigger. Air plants are very slow growing compared to most other plants and you might not see any noticeable growth for a year or two! Air plants are also related to the more commonly known bromeliad which you will see quite often at nurseries or grocery stores.
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